Moshe Chaimoff

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between tumor angiogenesis and the subsequent development of cervical node metastases in patients with stage 1 carcinoma of the oral tongue. METHODS The study group consisted of 25 patients with T1 carcinoma with no evidence of neck disease at presentation. Paraffin blocks from 10 patients, in whom neck node(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the prognostic value of thyroid suppression therapy in patients with thyroid carcinoma, we studied the effect of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) on the morphology, proliferation rate, and the T3, T4 production rate of primary thyroid carcinoma cells in culture. METHODS From August 1997 to February 1998 tissues were collected for(More)
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE A unique case of spontaneous pneumocephalus is described. It appeared a few years after the uneventful introduction of a cerebrospinal fluid shunt and was probably attributable to a defect of the posterior mastoid plate. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 65-year-old man presented with a subacute onset of vertigo, vomiting, and atactic gait(More)
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related visits to the emergency departments and the primary etiology of accidental deaths in persons over the age of 65 years. The mortality rate for falls increases dramatically with age in both sexes and in all racial ethnic groups, with falls accounting for 70% of accidental deaths in persons 75 years of age and(More)
PURPOSE Retrocochlear pathological findings may be suggested by findings on the brainstem response and acoustic sensorineural reflex (AR) tests. We describe the incidence of acoustic neuroma presenting as sudden hearing loss (SHL) and the effectiveness of the discrimination (DISC) test, the brainstem-evoked response, and AR test in predicting acoustic(More)
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